Vanessa Whiteside

Vanessa Whiteside is a native Wichitan whose curiosity keeps her looking for new places to discover. She is a travel writer often seeking Midwest adventures and dining destinations, which are featured on her blog,, earning her Midwest Travel Network’s Blogger of the Year recognition. She has contributed articles to Midwest Living, AAA Explorer and Travel Kansas.

The author of 100 Things To Do In Wichita Before You Die and Secret Wichita: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful and Obscure, she is an avid supporter of all things local.